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Hymn: While thee I seek protecting Power (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: While thee I seek protecting Power

Topic: <no topic given>

Writer: <no first name given> <no last name given>


Meter: DCM

Tune: Athens

Hymn Number: <no hymn number given>

Page Number: 325, click to see hymnal pages


While thee I seek, pro-tecting Power,

Be my vain wished stilled;

And may this con-se-cra-ted hour

With bet-ter hopes be filled.  

Thy love the power of thought bestowed,

To thee my thoughts would soar,

Thy mer-cy o'er any life has flowed,

Thy mer-cy I a-dore.

In each event of life, how clear

Thy ruling hand I see;

Each blessing to my soul most dear,

Because conferred by thee.

In every joy that crowns my days,

In every pain I bear,

My heart shall find delight in praise,

Or seek relief in prayer.

When gladness wings my favored hour,

Thy love my thoughts shall fill;

Resigned, when storms of sorrow lower,

My soul shall meet thy will.

My lifted eye, without a tear,

The gathering storm shall see;

My steadfast heart shall know no fear,

That heart will rest on thee.